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A Chinese town sealed off after a man died of plague has re-opened after authorities found no further cases of the illness. A dead marmot is reportedly to blame...
A new study suggests that schizophrenic people in more collectivist societies sometimes think their auditory hallucinations are helpful.
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The decriminalization of sex work could significantly decrease global HIV infections among female sex workers, leading to a reduction of at least a third in three...
As the Federal Communications Commission wraps up its open comment period for its proceedings on "net neutrality," AT&T has released its 99-page contribution. And...
A revolutionary condom featuring a gel that attacks sexually transmitted viruses has been given the go ahead for sale in Australia.
As around 12,000 delegates from about 200 countries gathered in Melbourne for the 20th International AIDS Conference, we take a look at the key events in the...
An experimental cocktail of three drugs can dramatically shorten the time it takes to treat patients infected with tuberculosis strains that are hard to cure with...

AIDS conference opens in Melbourne

The opening ceremony for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne has served as a memorial to colleagues lost in the MH17 disaster.
A new study has found that a key part of the brain involved in forming speech is firing away in babies as they listen to voices around them.
Eight aerodromes have been shortlisted as a potential base for the UK's first spaceplane flights, which ministers want to establish by 2018. Supporters have said...

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The 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place in Glasgow from 23 July - 3 August 2014.
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Aussie chefs wow Parisian foodies

Australian chefs are cooking up a storm in the most unlikely of locations… the world’s culinary capital of Paris.
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